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Re: PROPOSAL: Core size reduction "bug day"

On Sunday 25 July 2004 09:39, John Kodis wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 24, 2004 at 09:17:42PM -0400, Lamar Owen wrote:
> > * Gnucash (72MB).  Extras, not Core.  I have this one installed, but
> > it still is not Core functionality.

> Checkbook balancing and general personal finance tracking are a common
> enough activity that some way to do this seems as though it should be
> provided by the core application set.

Gnucash is overkill for checkbook balancing.  Now, if you want to replace 
QuickBooksPro, Gnucash is a good fit.

> than they are to 75 DPI.  Since even with the current set of fonts
> people complain about a lack of nice fonts, I think that these are
> still worth the 1.5M that they seem to occupy.

Quantity!=quality.  We do have a few nice fonts; and lots of not-so-nice 

> Anyway, thanks for the thourough and detailed analysis.  There is
> indeed some trimming to be done.

Bit rot stinks, doesn't it? :-)
Lamar Owen
Director of Information Technology
Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute
1 PARI Drive
Rosman, NC  28772

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